Associate Attorney Thomas M. Connelly wrote an article titled, “Beneficial Leadership Opportunities in the ISBA, Local Bar Associations, and Other Organizations” for the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s newsletter, YLDNews.
In this article, Tom details the opportunities that young professionals have avaliable to them to become more engaged and take on leaderships roles within the ISBA, thereby enhancing their career. Tom provides an insightful overview of how these opportunities can prove to be a pivotal factor in driving career growth.
“Young attorneys should look to non-profits, community or civic organizations, or schools for opportunities to serve on boards or hold other types of leadership positions. Becoming more involved and gaining leadership experience will help maximize your current practice, make you more marketable, and provide you with an opportunity to give back to issues that are important to lawyers and the growth of the legal profession.”
Read the entire “Beneficial Leadership Opportunities in the ISBA, Local Bar Associations, and Other Organizations “ by Thomas M. Connelly, click here.
Thomas M. Connelly is a trial attorney with Meyers & Flowers, LLC, with offices in Chicago, Saint Charles, and Peru. His practice includes wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, and products liability. Tom is a member of the ISBA’s Young Lawyers Division Section Council, Tort Law Section Council, and Standing Committee on Legislation. Tom also serves as an Alderman on the Batavia, IL City Council.